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Address: Sultan Park, Male
Phone Number: (960) 332 2254
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Sun-Thu 08:00 - 18:00

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İts simple and very well decorated museum. İf you want to know how islander people lived in 15.th to 18.th century in very much difficulties.You must deen on this museum

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibits and timelines covered are underwhelming and hopefully in time as more resources are able to be devoted to the museum a better array of information, culture and history can be gathered for display.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

İts simple and very well decorated museum. İf you want to know how islander people lived in 15.th to 18.th century in very much difficulties.You must deen on this museum

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Antalya, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Includes artifacts that covers a range of topics (old kings, language, money, boats, household items) and eras. Has a separate section solely for marine fish and fauna of the Maldives. Was hoping to see more of the idols the locals worshiped when the nation followed Buddhism, but they were not displayed.

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Palm Springs, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

One of the few tourist things to do in Male. They appear to b working on expanding it so it may get more interesting in the future. If you read EVERYTHING it's good for an hour. It is air conditioned so worth a mid day wander.

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Explore whole history of Male and the islands of Maldives in this museum. Dinosaur's carcass portrait and ancient weapons showcase are awesome.

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Thank i11roshan
Istanbul, Turkey
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Very nice Islamic museum. nice to see a lot of historical things at once. If you visit Male you should also visit here

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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The museum covers how Maldivians live, the evolution of their writing system, weapons, coins and banknotes, and more. It occupies only a small part of the large building, however.

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Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

within the city very quite museum not that much crowded, very re-laxly you can see it all very good info.

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Vadakara, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

National museum is working now in new building. It was a nice experience to see the history of the Maldives. You can see the different types of coral reefs. Which is stored in nice place and explained the details about it. Images of Sultan and his family. They have a sperate national heros museum. For foreigners it is 100 Male... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

the national museum once was a godown in sultan park. china donated the current building under a bilateral agreement. there is nothing much except worn out artefects. a poor one in all areas.

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